Course rules and resolutions - EMBA

 

Executive Master of Business Administration


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

FC065

Executive Master of Business Administration

FG017

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration*


* No direct admissions to this course - exit point only

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

This is a professional master's course as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Executive Master of Business Administration
(b)
the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (exit point only)

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
a bachelor's degree, graduate diploma, graduate certificate or equivalent qualification at an institution approved by the Business School and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School; and
(b)
have met the relevant work experience requirements as determined by the Business School (approximately 10 years of business experience); and
(c)
pass a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(d)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(e)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is not permitted. This is an exit only course. Applicants are assessed for admission to candidature for the Executive Master of Business Administration.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Executive Master of Business Administration.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Executive Master of Business Administration, a candidate must complete 72 credit points of core units of study in a prescribed sequence specified by the Business School.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration candidates must complete a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study from the table.

7 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must achieve a minimum credit average in EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 before proceeding to the next core units in the prescribed sequence.
(2)
Candidates who fail to achieve a minimum credit average in EMBA6002 and EMBA6003 will be eligible for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provided the candidates have met the requirements for that award.

8 Credit for previous study

Credit will not be granted towards the requirements for the Executive Master of Business Administration for previous study completed at the University of Sydney or other institutions.

9 Course transfer

Candidates for the Executive Master of Business Administration may elect to discontinue study and graduate with an award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Business School, and provided the requirements of the embedded award have been met.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.